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Building and Sustaining  Healthy Communities    The Human Service Sector as a  Vital Economic Engine
The Human Service Sector Builds: <ul><li>Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Local economies </li></ul><ul>...
Social Benefits <ul><li>Today: </li></ul><ul><li>We serve one in ten residents.  </li></ul><ul><li>5,500 homes, day progra...
Economic Benefits <ul><li>Over $4.7 billion in total revenues generated by providers from state’s $2.6b investment. </li><...
Who Benefits?   <ul><li>Clients/consumers   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community-based services are near family and home. </li>...
Beyond Human Services <ul><li>Civic Engagement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register thousands to vote through our CareVote campa...
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Economic Impact of Human Service Providers in Massachusetts

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Not only do nonprofit human service providers enable families to go to work by caring for those in need, but the sector is vital to our economy. From generating billions in revenue, employing hundreds of thousands of residents, payroll taxes, disposable income, and more.

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Economic Impact of Human Service Providers in Massachusetts

  1. 1. Building and Sustaining Healthy Communities The Human Service Sector as a Vital Economic Engine
  2. 2. The Human Service Sector Builds: <ul><li>Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Local economies </li></ul><ul><li>Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Lives </li></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul>
  3. 3. Social Benefits <ul><li>Today: </li></ul><ul><li>We serve one in ten residents. </li></ul><ul><li>5,500 homes, day programs and offices located in every region across the state. </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly $2.6 billion invested by state for contracted services. </li></ul><ul><li>Future: </li></ul><ul><li>Residents dependent on human services will increase from 65 out of 100 working age in 2005 to 83 in 2030. </li></ul><ul><li>37.5% human services job growth projected between 2004 -2014 based on increased state need. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Economic Benefits <ul><li>Over $4.7 billion in total revenues generated by providers from state’s $2.6b investment. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 185,000 employees. </li></ul><ul><li>Larger than the telecommunications industry and over three times larger than biotechnology. </li></ul><ul><li>Payroll exceeded $2b with $1.4b in disposable income spent in the state. </li></ul><ul><li>The $1.4b generates $620 million in additional economic activity in state. </li></ul><ul><li>Over $112m in local and state tax payments </li></ul><ul><li>Human services employee spending supports an additional 34,000 jobs in other sectors. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who Benefits? <ul><li>Clients/consumers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community-based services are near family and home. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State of the art facilities and programs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration in community increases self esteem and progress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables thousands to work every day. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communitie s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employers of over 185,000 Massachusetts residents. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buy, lease, rent, office space and residences. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate $112 million dollars in local and state revenue. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Board of Directors has local control and governance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>State </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures potential of each client /consumer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote civic engagement in communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services and programs are located in every county. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creates another 33,918 additional jobs. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Beyond Human Services <ul><li>Civic Engagement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register thousands to vote through our CareVote campaign. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serve on boards of directors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enlist volunteers to reinvest in communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workforce Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employ over 185,000 some develop skills for other sectors. May be the first job opportunity for thousands more. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enable client and family members to work in other sectors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth over 37.5% by 2014. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economic Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate over $112 million in state and local taxes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create additional 35,000 jobs in other sectors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invest $1.4 billion in local communities producing $620 million in additional activity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Own or lease over 5,500 sites in Massachusetts. </li></ul></ul>

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